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at the moment and that's because most of the rain headed south. a big concern, most of all was the city of napa, where back in 2005 it had such bad floods they were bracing themselves for more again. and the river is expect today peak around about now and this time they'll do better than they did in 2005. take a listen. >> because of the history of flooding in napa, we have a really good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's some certain points so we can plan in advance, at this moment, if the projections of the rainfall totals are accurate, we're probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded and nothing terribly serious, and i say that with a caveat. >> and now, that's probably why he does take the caveat and these are the three rivers on the brink at the moment. obviously, the napa river there, further out to the west, we've got the russian river and, but also of concern has been the trucky river which flows from nevada through to california. and however, we've just actually learned from the national weather service, there's a flood warning there and
. >> reporter: in wine country, rivers raged. ragehe flood prone city of napa was spared. be mayor says that's because overspent $250 million over the r st 20 years to keep the nearby napa river out of city streets. er the water was coming very fast and furious. but the culvert system we've teated was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town. th reporter: most of the flooding was confined to finedultural areas like this ltural arunty vineyard owned by s muchrson. >> that was under as much as six waet of water. noteporter: but he's not worried. grateft, he's grateful. > this just recharges our water supply and makes it better for next year's potential growth. we don't have to irrigate the vines maybe as much as we'd have to irrigate in a year without any flooding. >> reporter: there are still about 15,000 customers without power this morning. the majority of them here in sonoma county. this area got more than two inches of rain in the last 24 hours and, norah and charlie, there is now more rain in the forecast for tomorrow. ary of stately as much as we saw ton week. >> th
some 30s this morning. chilly in napa. cloudy and a warmer day today and tomorrow. cooler weather heads our way on tuesday and with that we will look for a storm system to arrive on wednesday. it's a fast mover. anywhere from a quarter of an inch to three quarters of an inch of rain is anticipated for wednesday into thursday in the north bay. high temperatures today in the 60s. that's a little bit above normal. we should be in the upper 50s, to about 60. so a modest warmup today and tomorrow. and that's due to a slight offshore flow compliments of a ridge of high pressure that is building in to the eastern pacific, and as it does we are looking at that flow bringing some gusty winds down from the higher elevations. and also with the setup like this we are looking for a high fire danger in san diego. so really much of california will be dominated by this area of high pressure which deflects the storm systems to the north and brings that sustenance and dryer, warmer air our way. fast forwarding into tuesday night, 9:00, we have rain in sonoma county, and by wednesday, before the morning c
the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football game against cleveland. the wet weather and fog in northern california caused delays here at the los angeles international airport where travellers trying to get back to the san francisco area. this is a seventh grade english teacher trying to get back home but her flight to san francisco was delayed by an hour and a half. >> i have a stack of papers to grade and it's not getting any shorter while i'm here. >> reporter: the skies are clearing. forecasters expect a much drier start to the work week. >>> overseas rescue workers this morning are searching for survivors following the collapse of a tunnel in japan. at least nine people were killed when concrete slabs fell on cars and trucks. the tunnel passes through a mountain about 15 miles west
they were preparing in napa. you can see that the russian river is forecast to crest today. flooding is the first issue. then, winds. reno, nevada, big problems on the roadway. high-profile vehicles traveling get a 70 miles per hour gust, it guz done. some of the mountain passes in the sierras could easily see 100-plus mile-per-hour winds today. the first threat is rain, we're talking about flooding. how much more rain? anywhere from 4 to 8 inches. you can see right here in the red area, reno is involved. redding is in the purple. and this, even though same colors used here, the wind gusts, look at how south, it goes to los angeles, great falls, montana. lot of places not only just talking about that but the snow. and the snow, the snow levels have come down, starting to see a little bit more of that freezing. sun valley, jackson hole and mount baker, all going to get in that foot area. that's some good news. after today, you get a break tomorrow and storm number four, if you can believe it or not, not that strong, but it's going to hit on tuesday. a look at the nation's weather in a
on thursday. temperatures 40's and napa, novado, '50s in san francisco. mid 40's for the east bayshore. a mixture of 50s and 60s indicated by the green. more widespread by noon. and as for the afternoon highs upper 60s. for those going out this evening a mixture of 50s and 60s. taking a look at those numbers. half moon bay, 60s and oakland. sunny for los gatos with mid-60s for the inland valleys. 69 degrees and the santa rosa. and even beautiful conditions expected for downtown san francisco. though snowfall expected for lake tahoe. we are showing some what weather in the forecast. >> on that note, thank you, john do. if the crowds and traffic... janu. >> if the crowds and traffic shopping. you're in luck. today, we have some gift ideas you can purchase online or at least look into ahead of time before venturing outside. joining us this morning is. mike wallenfels. he's the c- e-o of timbuk 2 in san francisco. >> for the adrenaline junkie dad - gopro hero3 silver edition: $299 it has better resolution, and easy to use and it is even a wireless capability. >> the size of this is amazing
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